The U-WYN Visiting Poet Series welcomes Alicia Jo Rabins, winner of the 2015 American Poetry Review/Honickman First Book Prize for DIVINITY SCHOOL, her debut collection of poetry.
Alicia Jo Rabins is a writer, composer, performer and Torah scholar. Her poetry book, DIVINITY SCHOOL, won the 2015 American Poetry Review/Honickman First Book Prize. Alicia tours internationally with her band, Girls in Trouble, an indie-folk song cycle about the complicated lives of Biblical women. A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff, her one-woman chamber-rock opera, was named one of Portland's best theatre performances of 2014 by the Willamette Week. Alicia lives in Portland with her husband and their two small children.